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  • I come off the wagon today!

    I get off the wagon tomorrow... Scotch and cigars!!!

  • #2
    Re: Is good news allowed?

    Originally posted by tsquare
    I get off the wagon tomorrow... Scotch and cigars!!!
    Now that's good news.

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    • #3
      Re: Is good news allowed?

      Originally posted by tsquare
      I get off the wagon tomorrow... Scotch and cigars!!!
      Then I'd recommend Lismore 21 year, neat, and a Padron 1964 Anniversary Imperial. Welcome back!

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      • #4
        Re: Is good news allowed?

        Originally posted by Sluggo
        Then I'd recommend Lismore 21 year, neat, and a Padron 1964 Anniversary Imperial. Welcome back!
        Fine spirits to be sure... but there is a bottle of Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask waiting on me at my club.

        NOSE

        Rich, sweet and creamy toffee on the nose combines with fresh fruit notes

        TASTE

        Rounded with vanilla and sweet oak notes, with a fruity character that develops with time

        FINISH

        Soft and lingering
        Ahhhhhh.........

        The Balvenie | Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years

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        • #5
          Re: Is good news allowed?

          God i feel like i need / deserve a drink, too.

          The Hine 38 turns 75 years old this year so i may swipe the one hubby has and help myself, lol.

          What a beautiful drop it is promised to be.

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          • #6
            Re: Is good news allowed?

            It's too warm for cognac, this time of year

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            • #7
              Re: Is good news allowed?

              Yeah, plan on opening it at Christmas tbh. He'll probably divorce me if i drink the whole thing so i guess you may have a 4th wife on the horizon.

              The thing is, next year we plan on dipping into the 1914 Hine, which is widely conceived to be the finest drop in the modern era.

              If any of you are interested in the story behind that one, i'll go into detail.

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              • #8
                Re: Is good news allowed?

                Sure... do tell...

                On that other matter... I ASSUME you'll need the whole closet...

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                • #9
                  Re: Is good news allowed?

                  I'm not sure, i mean i was figuring that he'd actually be the one to become the 4th ex wife of yours.

                  I mean you do have all that late night naked in bed calling thing going on...(i refuse to believe that you do that, for a single minute!)

                  No i kid, i won't need the closet lol. (Not with entire human beings in it!)

                  Anyway, enough of the jokes.

                  The Hine 1914 is seen as the master-piece of the Hine collection, but inadvertently so. Originally it was labelled to be "the lesser vintage", to the then "to be proclaimed" and soon fashioned, 38. But the French had to stop after that year as the region of Cognac and Champagne could no longer produce as the men went off to fight when Hitler invaded Poland and then occupied France.

                  But in 1914, the men went to fight and the ladies took over the production of the drop. Their tender, gentle and soft touch provided such a delicate drop that it literally made the mouths of men who tasted it, water with sweetness. A lot of the emotion involved in that casket being developed left so many of the men who came back from war with nothing but tears ; and it brought just about everyone else who witnessed it to tears, as well.

                  In 39 the production had not started yet (as Hitler's calendar was different) but in 1914 they had started, so the ladies finished whilst the men went off to fight.

                  It was so highly insulting that such a fine drop ever be labelled as "lesser" (especially given that it was the greatest drop any of us will ever know of in our lifetimes) and Hine not only recognized that but so did a lot of the pride-hurt French men and it is now widely appreciated as being the "Ladies vintage".

                  And next year is the 100 year anniversary of the bottle so i definitely plan on tasting some of its beauty seeing as i have a bottle in my reach.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Is good news allowed?

                    Originally posted by Sluggo
                    Then I'd recommend Lismore 21 year, neat, and a Padron 1964 Anniversary Imperial. Welcome back!
                    Originally posted by tsquare
                    Fine spirits to be sure... but there is a bottle of Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask waiting on me at my club.



                    Ahhhhhh.........

                    The Balvenie | Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years
                    There is a 60 year old Macallan available in Costco right now, if you are interested:

                    Rare bottle of scotch selling for $17,000 at Costco | Fox News

                    Less than 100 of them ever bottled and widely believed to be the single rarest Scotch in the US, worth a go if you ask me.

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                    • #11
                      Re: Is good news allowed?

                      I can't drink scotch anymore. Sworn off the stuff. I am able to show no restraint around it and will consume entire bottles meant to be savored over months in a single night. And then I act like a grade a douchecanoe. Therefore I stick to the lesser whiskeys and if I've been a very good boy I reward myself with a nice middle shelf bourbon.
                      SO as you must imagine I'm living vicariously through you two right now

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                      • #12
                        Re: Is good news allowed?

                        You are not the only person i know who drinks like a whole bottle at a go though generally speaking drinking all that much makes people docile as best i know, not drunk.

                        I grew up with that sort of quality of drink so it is no big deal to me ; Islands off the Hebrides were full of distilleries and tours where i could drink some stuff as tasters for free.

                        Which sort of lesser whiskeys and bourbons are you into?

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                        • #13
                          Re: Is good news allowed?

                          Originally posted by Chloe
                          You are not the only person i know who drinks like a whole bottle at a go though generally speaking drinking all that much makes people docile as best i know, not drunk.

                          I grew up with that sort of quality of drink so it is no big deal to me ; Islands off the Hebrides were full of distilleries and tours where i could drink some stuff as tasters for free.

                          Which sort of lesser whiskeys and bourbons are you into?
                          When I say all in a night I mean in about 2 hrs. Its just so delicious! That much that fast will make you pretty drunk.

                          Makers Mark, Jim Beam (if i'm feeling salty), Buffalo Trace if I want to spend more. That sort of thing. Middle of the road rather than top shelf. A distillary just opened in houston and it makes a wonderful peach whiskey that goes well with peach tea (like you wouldn't believe)

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                          • #14
                            Re: Is good news allowed?

                            Originally posted by reality
                            When I say all in a night I mean in about 2 hrs. Its just so delicious! That much that fast will make you pretty drunk.

                            Makers Mark, Jim Beam (if i'm feeling salty), Buffalo Trace if I want to spend more. That sort of thing. Middle of the road rather than top shelf. A distillary just opened in houston and it makes a wonderful peach whiskey that goes well with peach tea (like you wouldn't believe)

                            I end up doing the same, i start drinking and then i go through like half the bottle in a night

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                            • #15
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                              Reality, i owe a massive amount of thanks and gratitude to Dan for helping me get those pictures posted...i really struggled to get the reply done but i know i have owed it to you for some time, so...anyway, all thanks are owed to oldmandan! xxx

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